Top Scientists Suggest a Few Fixes for Medical Funding Crisis
Date: September 17, 2014
A recent article featured in National Public Radio (NPR)’s Science Squeeze Series discusses the steady decline in federal funding for biomedical research. In it, top scientists in the field provide viable solutions to fix the funding problems facing biomedical science. The article states that “One idea is to reduce the number of young scientists being trained for careers that don't exist, and to instead hire staff scientists to carry out more of the day-to-day lab-work that the apprentices now perform.” Read the full article on NPR’s website.